Trouble in paradise: Lord Howe Island divided over plan to exterminate rats

Rodents are threatening the unique natural environment of Australia’s sparsely populated Lord Howe Island. But a plan to eradicate the pests by dropping 42 tonnes of poisoned cereal is splitting the close-knit community in half.

The Guardian

Last updated on 09 February 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Australia
Region: 
Oceania
Threats: 
Invasive Species